Major tanshinone isolated from Salvia miltiorrhiza that exhibits multiple activities. Exhibits antitumor activity via inhibition STAT3 activity (IC50 = 4.6 μM). Displays antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity and acts as an antidiabetes and antiobesity agent via activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK). Also improves cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease transgenic mice by inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (IC50 = 4.09 μM) and reduction in Aβ peptide generation.
|Storage||Store at RT|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 296.36. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|0.1 mM||33.74 mL||168.71 mL||337.43 mL|
|0.5 mM||6.75 mL||33.74 mL||67.49 mL|
|1 mM||3.37 mL||16.87 mL||33.74 mL|
|5 mM||0.67 mL||3.37 mL||6.75 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Kim et al (2007) Antidiabetes and antiobesity effect of cryptotanshinone via activation of AMP-activated protein kinase. Mol.Pharmacol. 72 62 PMID: 17429005
Shin et al (2009) Cryptotanshinone inhibits constitutive signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 function through blocking the dimerization in DU145 prostate cancer cells. Cancer Res. 69 193 PMID: 19118003
Zhang et al (2009) Cryptotanshinone, a compound from Saliva miltiorrhiza modulates amyloid precursor protein metabolism and attenuates β-amyloid deposition through upregulating α-secretase in vivo and in vitro. Neurosci.Letts. 452 90
Wong et al (2009) Cryptotanshinone, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor from Salivia miltiorrhiza, ameliorates scopolamine-induced amnesia in morris water maze task. Planta Med. 76 288
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